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Hi I'm Chris Fish

I'm studying at BYU to become an animator, with aspirations to work for Pixar. I served a mission in Argentina. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Utah for pretty much all of my life, I was born in Provo. My mom moved back to California with my so she could get help handling me from her mother. I was a problem child! While there an 8.2 earthquake happened. No one was hurt, although it destroyed the house. So back to Utah! I spent most of my life moving from city to city within Utah, due to parents divorce, then my mom remarried. From Lehi to Tooele, I been around. Always grew up in the gospel, but doing so in Utah is not as easy as you think. I've sen many people who went to church on Sunday do horrible things the rest of the week. And I began to be one of those kids in Jr. High. Life got harder, and I started wanting to leave the church, not completely, but just use the beliefs I agreed with. Lots of traumatic things happened in my life, which i now recognize as the hang of God pushing me with the trials to get my life back on path. From bad relationships to a near death experience, miracles came my way. Eventually I made one good decision out of many years of bad ones, and that was to attend Brigham Young University over other schools where all my friends were. There I made better friends. There I worked on the process of repentance. And there is what got me to make the best decision to serve a mission, in Rosario Argentina in July of 2013. I am now surrounded by the love of God and Jesus Christ I may have been in the dark for a long time, but I am coming up now, headed straight for the Celestial Kingdom!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I have been a in the Church my whole life, I can say that I came to this Gospel on my own, and not through my parents. I started to have a desire to ignore many of the rules in which our church believes in when I was about 10-11. That desire grew and grew until I was 18, where my life had gotten so bad. I won't go into details, they are unnecessary, but I will tell you that it brought me to the lowest point of my life. I was miserable. 6 months later, I met a convert to the Church, who soon became a good friend of mine. Seeing her live her standards, and how her life had changed since she joined. And it must have sparked something in me, a desire for change, to live my life better. Since then I went back and confessed my sins, and began my long and tedious process of repentance. I got in to Brigham Young University, which is a college sponsored by the Church. There, I had made several more friends with higher standards than the ones who surrounded me at home. I grew in faith, and each day I felt more and more happier. And finally, my repentance process had been completed, and now I was back on track with the Lord. It was now that I understood that this is the true church.

How I live my faith

The current thing that I will be doing to live my faith will be serving our Lord, Jesus Christ, by preaching his word on my mission. A mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is where members who choose to serve will leave home for two years and go somewhere around the world to the gospel of Christ and knowledge of our Church, and helps others come unto it if they so desire. I will be serving my mission in Rosario, Argentina, which is a long ways from to be from home for 2 years! I will be leaving behind everything I have, family, friends, education, jobs, things I own, and experiences back at home in order to devote all of my time to preaching His gospel. While there, I will do my best to try to teach others about the LDS community (who we are, what we truley believe, etc.) and invite them, if they wish, to join our church. It will test me both spiritually and physically, and all expenses are out of my own pocket. It's all work, I'm not there for fun, and this is going to be hard! But in the end, it is worth it.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Chris Fish
Things from the temple are sacred, not secret. Because these things are sacred, individuals need to be living life to their fullest before entering. We invite all to strive to live worthily so that they to may enter the temple. And the reason we don't go in depth with what we do in the temples is also because it is sacred, and we hold it close to our hearts. But I can tell you that in the temples we learn eternal truths, do work for the dead, receive sacred ordinances such as eternal marriage. (Read Malachi 4: 5-6, 1 Corinthians 15:29, and 1 Peter 4:6 in the Holy Bible) Show more Show less